Pediatric Nursing | Neurologic & Cognitive Disorders NCLEX Quiz 10

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A child diagnosed with intellectual disability (ID) is under the supervision of Nurse Tasha. The nurse is aware that the signs and symptoms of mild ID include which of the following?
    • A. 

      Few communication skills

    • B. 

      Lateness in walking

    • C. 

      Mental age of a toddler

    • D. 

      Noticeable developmental delays

  • 2. 
    Nurse Gloria is teaching the Mr. and Mrs. Diaz about the early signs and symptoms of lead poisoning; which of the following if stated by the couple would indicate the need for further understanding of the case?
    • A. 

      Anemia

    • B. 

      Seizures

    • C. 

      Irritability

    • D. 

      Anorexia

  • 3. 
    Daya’s child is scheduled for surgery due to myelomeningocele; the primary reason for surgical repair is which of the following?
    • A. 

      To prevent hydrocephalus

    • B. 

      To reduce the risk of infection

    • C. 

      To correct the neurologic defect

    • D. 

      To prevent seizure disorders

  • 4. 
    Nurse Lorna is assessing infantile reflexes in a 9-month-old baby; which of the following would she identify as normal?
    • A. 

      Persistent rooting

    • B. 

      Bilateral parachute

    • C. 

      Absent moro reflex

    • D. 

      Unilateral grasp

  • 5. 
    Reye’s syndrome is a rare and severe illness affecting children and teenagers. Its development has been linked with the use of aspirin and which of the following?
    • A. 

      Meningitis

    • B. 

      Encephalitis

    • C. 

      Strep throat

    • D. 

      Varicella

  • 6. 
    Tiffany is diagnosed with increased intracranial pressure (ICP); which of the following if stated by her parents would indicate a need for Nurse Charlie to reexplain the purpose for elevating the head of the bed at a 10 to 20-degree angle?
    • A. 

      Help alleviate headache

    • B. 

      Increase intrathoracic pressure

    • C. 

      Maintain neutral position

    • D. 

      Reduce intra-abdominal pressure.

  • 7. 
    The American Association on Mental Deficiency (AAMD). now American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) definition of mental retardation emphasizes which of the following?
    • A. 

      An IQ level that must be below 50

    • B. 

      Cognitive impairment occurring after age 22 years

    • C. 

      Deficits in adaptive behavior with intellectual impairment

    • D. 

      No responsiveness to contact

  • 8. 
    Nurse Maritza is caring for a child with Category A Near Drowning; she should do which of the following? (Select all that apply.)
    • A. 

      Give furosemide as ordered.

    • B. 

      Check for increased intracranial pressure

    • C. 

      Plan for discharge in 12 to 24 hours.

    • D. 

      Check for electrolyte imbalances.

    • E. 

      Keep mechanical ventilation.

    • F. 

      Provide oxygen as ordered.

  • 9. 
    In diagnosing seizure disorder. which of the following is the most beneficial?
    • A. 

      Skull radiographs

    • B. 

      EEG

    • C. 

      Brain scan

    • D. 

      Lumbar puncture

  • 10. 
    After explaining to the parents about their child’s unique psychological needs related to a seizure disorder and possible stressors. which of the following interests uttered by them would indicate further teaching?
    • A. 

      Feeling different from peers

    • B. 

      Poor self-image

    • C. 

      Cognitive delays

    • D. 

      Dependency